Iberdrola USA Project Manager (ASC 52451) Various Locations in Rochester, New York
Business and Department
Scope of Work – Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, and other relationships:
The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating activities between several line projects, located in Maine, New York and Connecticut, by managing resource requirements, priorities, investment plans, project execution strategy and internal/external resource requirements. Lines projects may originate due to reliability, asset health, system capacity customer or other project need.
Responsibility includes meeting corporate goals for capital investment, managing Construction Work in Progress, and energization of projects. Must manage team performance to maximize the effectiveness of capital budget delivery considering the environment, operating efficiency, regulatory, CWIP and operational needs.
Represents the company in regulatory and public forums. Coordinate activities of project team members including engineers, construction managers, and external contractors. Facilitates the work of external contractors and other internal business areas. Holds contractors accountable for performance. Holds project team members accountable for results. Provides technical advice to senior management when required. Responsible for the overall project control and reporting, providing leadership and coordination of the scheduling, cost controlling and reporting processes and functions. Ensure projects are delivered on schedule, within budget and in conformance to quality and engineering standards.
Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
Interfacing with municipal stakeholders and local permitting agencies program and project management skillsleadership skills document control
Participates in project team scheduling and budgetary planning processes
Works within the project unit, managing internal and external project resources. Sets unit goals and direction to align and undertakes action plans, program management to accomplish goals.
Oversees project budgets. Analyzes project unit performance and initiates actions to control scope, schedule and cost performance. Proactive approach to overseeing work measures progress and takes actions to ensure budgets and deadlines are achieved. Approves project plans, executes contract strategies to undertake work and controls and authorizes expenditures. Initiates actions to ensure compliance with a project management and quality management processes and procedures. Assures that projects are completed within the approved scope, schedule and budget
Coordinates with other departments, consultants, attorneys, utilities, regulatory agencies, government agencies, and major customers. May represent the company and testify in regulatory hearings or at Federal, State or local agency or municipal meetings.
Considers innovative ways to undertake work, promoting automation and efficiencies in day to day work streams
Provides recommendations on policies and goals desired and implements new/revised processes and proceduresaccording to established guidelines
Responsible for the overall management and control of project unit budgets including O&M; and Capital
Informs management and project teams regarding cost and schedule performance variances and corrective action required.
Responsible for ensuring the risk control system is utilized.
Continually monitors individual progress to insure meeting of specific deadlines.
Responsible for Project accountability overview, making sure that it complies with FERC, NERC and any other applicable regulation.
Attendance to Cost & Schedule Meetings
Works with Coordinator on the Risk definition, cost, and the Mitigation Action analysis.
Attendance to Executive management meetings, providing and presenting reports and cost-schedule-risk views as required.
Education & Experience Required:
Bachelors degree with 7 years relevant experience required. Degree in Engineering or experience in energy industry preferred. MBA preferred.
Project Management Certification preferred.
Experienced in contract negotiations and supplier management
Proven experience obtaining siting permits
Project Management Professional Certification
Ability to mobilize team members to deliver projects on time and under budget
Expert in integrating Scheduling IT tools and software: MS Project with costs and resource requirements.
Expert in risk management and mitigation plans
Expert in utilizing MSExcel for data analysis, budgeting and planning and optimizing schedules.
Ability to use and query SAP
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Public presentation skills and ability to summarize concepts utilizing Microsoft Project
Understanding of quality assurance processes and implement with project structure.
Knowledge of main configuration and general arrangements of networks (substations, overhead lines and cable) infrastructures
Supervision of field personnel and construction contractors
Proven ability to lead teams and work in a team environment
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Company: AVANGRID Service Company (ASC)
Department: Engineering Projects
Job Title: Project Manager (10 positions available)
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Location: Rochester, NY / Augusta, ME / Binghamton, NY / Orange, CT
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes
Publication date: 26.09.2017